NPC Ukrenergo reports that electricity imports to Ukraine in June 2020 amounted to 18.9 million kWh, which is 1.8 times less than in May 2020.
In June electricity was not imported into the trade zone of the IPS, synchronized with the power systems of Russia, Belarus and Moldova.
Recall that in pursuance of NEURC’s Decree No.766 of April 8, 2020, the capacity of interstate relations in the directions Belarus-Ukraine and Russia-Ukraine is limited to 0 MW starting from April 12, 2020 for the period of quarantine and 30 days after its end.
Imports to the trade zone of of Burshtyn TPP, operating in synchronization with ENTSO-E, amounted to 18.9 million kWh in June 2020, which is 1.8 times less than in May. Most (9.2 million kWh) of electricity was imported from Hungary (44.3% less than in May).
To ensure the operational safety of Burshtyn TPP island, imports from Slovakia were limited by 317 million kWh in June, from Hungary by 314.8 million kWh, and from Romania by 70.3 million kWh.
In general, in the second quarter of 2020, the volume of electricity imports to Ukraine amounted to 202.6 million kWh, which is 7.7 times less than in the first quarter of 2020 (1,554 million kWh). In particular, 2.7 million kWh were imported to the IPS of Ukraine and 199.9 million kWh to Burshtyn TPP island.
At the same time, electricity was not imported from Russia in the second quarter of 2020, and from Belarus – 55.4 times less than in the first quarter of 2020 (from 149.6 million kWh to 2.7 million kWh) .
Electricity export amounted to 102.34 million kWh in June 2020, which is 18.1% less than in May, 99.9% of electricity in June was exported to Poland (102.32 million kWh). At the same time, export volumes in June exceeded imports by 5.4 times.
During this period, there was no export of electricity to Romania, Slovakia and Moldova. In addition, export to the power systems of Russia and Belarus in the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2020 was not carried out.
Electricity imports declined every month during the first half of 2020. In particular, it decreased by 30 times in June compared to the beginning of the year – January.
At the same time, the export of electricity from January to March 2020 increased monthly by about 5%. However, already in April, the export volume sharply decreased – 3.3 times from 773.6 million kWh to 237.9 million kWh. In general, export decreased by 6.8 times in June compared to January.
Recall that last week, electricity consumption increased.
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